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Aqua Wellness Resort

4.0 of 5 1 Redonda Bay, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I began writing this review from the couch in Roble penthouse (using Aqua's free wi-fi) where I spent 10 days with my husband. It truly became "home" for us. Our 2 story wooden house in the trees was beautiful with simple elegant design. It included a full galley kitchen, well stocked with pots, pans and dishes, a bottled water bubbler,... More 

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Jersey City, NJ
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

...but I didn't. It wasn't so much the resort, as it was the time of year that we visited (right after Christmas). Most of the guests were from NYC and LA and traveled with their kids. My husband and I spent two nights at Aqua in the middle of our 3 week trip to Nica. When we checked in the... More 

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Management_AQUA, Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Hola Doodlegirl, Thanks so much for taking time to visit with us last December! We certainly appreciate your feedback and opinion and are glad that you enjoyed our private white sand beach, handcrafted and sustainably designed villas, and breathtaking views from our oceanfront elevated yoga platform. Although AQUA is most frequented by small groups, we are also a family friendly... More 

Napa, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

My husband and I just returned from a week at Aqua. We both loved everything about it and kept marveling to each other how lucky we felt to have found such a special place. We can't say enough good things about it and would go back in a heartbeat (and we certainly hope to!). We were just a tad hesitant... More 

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Kansas City
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This resort is about 2.5 hours from Managua airport by car. Expect a bumpy ride to get to Aqua but it's well worth it. We stayed in a luxury sweet with a kitchen and plunge pool. The kitchen was useful if you like to cook for yourself but the food in the restaurant was good. The plunge pool we only... More 

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Atlanta, GA
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Had a great time at Aqua Wellness. The rooms were beautiful and the plunge pool was great. I thought that the service at the restaurant was just as good as other restaurants in Nicaragua, but the food was blander. The beach is Amazing and I didn't mind the stairs at all. The location is a bit remote, so if you... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Just spent six nights at the resort with my wife and can't say enough great things about Aqua. The location is beautiful; service and food were first rate as well. Like others, I had some concerns after reading some of the reviews on here. I am glad I didn't let them change our vacation plans, as we would have missed... More 

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We loved Aqua Wellness. So glad to have requested a treehouse on the beach. It's near the restaurant and yoga platform. The stairs would have been too much for us, multiple times a day. Great excursion with Emer to Ometepe Island! We'd highly recommend this to anyone looking to get away from it all and relax. (Wifi keeps you in... More 

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Really? 5 staff members (on duty & in uniform) drinking multiple cocktails behind the bar at 3:00 in the afternoon? Made me uncomfortable, to say the least. I had to clear our table (and our fly riddled plates) myself after we'd all finished eating and had been sitting there a half an hour...apparently none of the staff wanted to be... More 

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Management_AQUA, Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Hi Superduper1111, Thank you for your comments and we obviously take this kind of news quite seriously. We have already done a full investigation to find out further details and our food and beverage manager gave a full report which I will detail below. The first question that jumped to my mind is the fact that it would be quite... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We spent 10 nights at Aqua in December for our honeymoon, we really did not want to leave! We have been to Costa Rica numerous times and really wanted to visit Nicaragua, so glad we finally did! Location: Aqua is right outside of Playa Gigante. The location is perfect! Very secluded, private beach and gate with security guard. Aqua is... More 

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camas, wa
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My husband and I have travelled a lot over the past 6 years, and this was by far our favorite place we've found! We visited other areas as well as we were travelling through central america, but this was so remote and peaceful, we just fell in love with it immediately. Our first day there we were greeted by howler... More 

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Address: 1 Redonda Bay, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
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Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Gigante
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aqua Wellness Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Aqua Wellness Hotel Playa Gigante
Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua/Playa Gigante

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